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Elderly Driver Killed In US30 Crash

6 Nov , 2019  

88-year-old woman killed in Richland County crash

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio – An 88-year-old woman has died after a crash that happened Tuesday morning near Mansfield. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened around 9:20 a.m. in the area of U.S. 30 and Lexington Springmill Road. Authorities say a Chevrolet Impala was entering U.S.

Schools, Sports

Plans Set for 2019 Buckeye Bash

6 Nov , 2019  

Plans are set for the 39th annual Beat Michigan Buckeye Bash, hosted by The Ohio State University (OSU) Alumni Club of Richland County.

This yearly bash is a major fundraiser for the Club. The event will be held on Monday, November 25 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Mansfield Liederkranz (1212 Silver Lane, Mansfield). More…

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Richland Area Chamber Announces Award Finalists and Winners

5 Nov , 2019  

The Richland Area Chamber of Commerce surprised a handful of businesses on Friday, November 1, with in-person notifications that those organizations were in the running for Small Business of the Year.

Already announced as a winner for the Non-Profit category is Little Buckeye Children’s Museum. The Museum has recently been in the news with work continuing on their new location, 174 Park Avenue West in Mansfield, which they anticipate moving into in 2021 as the Imagination District takes shape in downtown Mansfield. More…

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Sports

Final 2019 Ohio High School Football Polls

5 Nov , 2019  

Final 2019 Ohio High School Football AP State Polls – MaxPreps

Top 25 high school football rankings sponsored by Powerade Only one new team enters this week’s rankings. How a state panel of sports writers and broadcasters rates Ohio high school football teams in the eighth and final weekly Associated Press poll of 2019, by OHSAA divisions, with won-lost record and total points (first-place votes in parentheses).

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Tiny Tim Volunteers Needed

5 Nov , 2019  

In late November, the Tiny Tim Christmas Shoppe will once again open in downtown Mansfield. The shop is a place where adults assist children in all aspects of gift-purchasing for the holiday season, including selecting gifts, budgeting, and wrapping gifts. Prices are intentionally kept low so that kids can have an array of budget-friendly gifts to choose from. More…

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ODNR Offering Discounts for Veterans and Active Duty Military

4 Nov , 2019  

In honor of Veterans Day, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will offer U.S. military, both active duty and veterans, a 30% discount off camping, getaway rentals, and state-operated cabin stays during November.

“It’s always a privilege to host the brave individuals who served to protect our country,” said ODNR Director Mary Mertz. “We hope veterans, along with their friends and families, will have the opportunity to make special memories at Ohio state parks.” More…

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The Lettermen To Appear At The Ren

4 Nov , 2019  

In 1961, the Lettermen recorded their first hit, “The Way You Look Tonight,” demonstrating their unique three-part harmony to the world.

Fifty-eight years later, the iconic male vocal trio will perform at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield on Saturday, November 30 at 8:00 PM. The concert is presented as a part of the Avita Health System Concert Series. More…

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Kingwood Prepping For Christmas

3 Nov , 2019  

It takes time to get ready for the holidays, especially for a house and property the size of the one formerly owned by Charles Kelley King.

Kingwood Center Gardens in Mansfield is closed for almost the entire month of November as they work to get the house and grounds ready for the annual Christmas season tours. They will re-open on November 30. More…

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Richland Gives Now Underway

3 Nov , 2019  

Richland Gives, an annual online period of giving, is now underway.

Richland Gives is designed to encourage everyone to support local nonprofits they care about through a single giving platform and website. The Richland County Foundation is hosting the day to build capacity, grow philanthropy and make the community stronger. More…

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History & Tourism

Richland Roots: Pastor, Educator, Politican, Diplomat: The Life Of Edmund Fairfield

3 Nov , 2019  

Throughout its history, Richland County has produced or been the home to a wide variety of individuals that have made important contributions to the world. 1812Blockhouse has been sharing their stories in a series we started last year called “Richland Roots.” For other Richland Roots stories, click here.

Few we have profiled in this series have held the variety of positions that the subject of today’s profile held during his lifetime. Edmund Burke Fairfield was a minister, a politician, a writer, a university executive, and a member of the United States diplomatic corps. More…

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Hedges Street Building Changes Hands

2 Nov , 2019  

The former Richland County Early Childhood Center located at 255 Hedges Street has been officially transferred from the Richland County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Richland Newhope) to its new owner the Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission (Head Start) on October 23 with the finalization of the sale of the property. More…

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ODOT Road Project Update: Week Of November 3

2 Nov , 2019  

Each week through the end of construction season, we share the latest road project update from District Three of the Ohio Department of Transportation for work in Ashland, Crawford, and Richland Counties. While the season is winding to a close, many projects are still underway.

This is the project report for work taking place during the week of October 27. It shows ongoing work as well as updates and new projects. More…

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